How to Clean a Stainless Steel Coffee Maker

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Electric Coffee Maker.  We’ve found that without regular cleaning, this stainless steel appliance can become stained brown, and that unsightliness can be hard to take off if allowed to accumulate.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for procedures … Continue reading How to Clean a Stainless Steel Coffee Maker



Hard Drive Does Not Spin Up, How to Fix

When a hard disk drive does not spin up (whether it be PATA, SATA, SCSI, IDE, USB, internal, or external), retrieving data from it is almost impossible.  If you experience this situation, and determine that the problem is in the drive itself, then your mission should be to recover any data if you can, and … Continue reading Hard Drive Does Not Spin Up, How to Fix



Installing Hand Held Massaging Shower Heads Tips Advice

We installed our new hand held massaging shower head, in less than fifteen minutes.  No tools or supplies were required, except for when removing the old shower head.  For that, we used a Crescent adjustable wrench.  Here’s how it was done.   Remove Old Fixed Mount Shower Head Probably the hardest task in installing a … Continue reading Installing Hand Held Massaging Shower Heads Tips Advice



Installing Electric Baseboard Heaters, Hints, Tips, Advice

Installing electric baseboard heating can be a rewarding experience because it’s not too technically involved (therefore, not too frustrating), and after it’s finished, you get a much warmer room for your efforts.  Theory of operation is easy to understand, and even the complexities of digital thermostats has been hidden from the end user for the … Continue reading Installing Electric Baseboard Heaters, Hints, Tips, Advice



How to Clean Stainless Steel Electric Percolators

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Electric Percolator.  We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this stainless steel appliance can become stained brown, and that unsightliness can be hard to remove if allowed to build up.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for … Continue reading How to Clean Stainless Steel Electric Percolators